News tagged with telecommunication

Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users

Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people on cellphones, tablets and laptops log onto the new wifi hotspot—a small milestone in one of the least connected countries.

dateJul 03, 2015 in Telecom
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Huawei reports 2014 profit up 33 percent

Huawei Technologies Ltd., one of the world's biggest makers of telecommunications equipment, said Tuesday its 2014 profit rose 33 percent, helped by strong sales of smartphones.

dateMar 31, 2015 in Business
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Panoramas for your tablet

Most people are familiar with the fictional world of 'Star Trek,' in which the characters can use a holodeck to create and interact with virtual worlds. It is possible to recreate a similar effect in the ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Turkey moves to tighten control on Internet

Turkey's parliament has approved legislation to tighten the government's control over the Internet by allowing it to block websites without prior judicial authorisation, official media said Friday.

dateMar 20, 2015 in Internet
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FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

(AP)—People in small communities may get better, cheaper access to the Internet after the Federal Communications Commission ruled Thursday that city-owned broadband services can expand into areas overlooked by commercial ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Telecom
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An Internet of Things reality check

Connecting different kinds of devices, not just computers and communications devices, to the Internet could lead to new ways of working with a wide range of machinery, sensors, domestic and other appliances. Writing in the ...

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Telecom
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Cuba moves to expand WiFi service slightly

Cuba's telecommunications company says that it will offer WiFi service in a public park in the country's far east but only for access to the island's restricted Cuba-only intranet.

dateJan 13, 2015 in Telecom
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